|Ann Veronica - H. G. Wells|
Librivox recording of Ann Veronica by H. G. Wells. Read by Joy Chan. Ann Veronica was a controversial book detailing the development of a naive school girl into a "New Woman". When it was published, the Spectator described it as a "poisonous book ... capable of poisoning the minds of those who read it." Although it is unlikely to offend modern listeners in this way, this novel addresses many feminist issues that are still relevant today...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; feminism; suffragists; the New Woman
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|The Sleeper Awakes - H.G. Wells|
LibriVox recording of The Sleeper Awakes, by H.G. Wells. The Sleeper Awakes is a dystopian novel about a man who sleeps for two hundred years, waking up in a completely transformed London, where, because of compound interest, he has become the richest man in the world. He has been the famous Sleeper for centuries. A fanatic socialist, the main character awakes to see his nightmares realized, and the future revealed to him in all its horrors and malformities...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobooks; wells; sci-fi; dystopia
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